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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 291.4
  • Total Fat: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.0 mg
  • Sodium: 432.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 23.0 g

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Submitted by: FEYCOLLEEN

Introduction

This is a Better Homes & Gardens New Dieter's Cook Book, Meredith, 1st Ed., 1992, recipe on page 136. I modified the recipe here. I used 2 slices of a thin light multi-grain bread that have a total of 70 calories for both pieces, so I added a 1/4 c. more applesauce This is a Better Homes & Gardens New Dieter's Cook Book, Meredith, 1st Ed., 1992, recipe on page 136. I modified the recipe here. I used 2 slices of a thin light multi-grain bread that have a total of 70 calories for both pieces, so I added a 1/4 c. more applesauce
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    Non stick spray
    1 small acorn squash (about 1 lb. total)
    6 oz. lean turkey (or pork)
    1/4 c. celery
    1/4 c. onion
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp curry powder
    Dash ground cinnamon
    1/2 c unsweetened applesauce
    1 slice whole wheat bread (or raisin bread)

Directions

* Spray a 10x6x2 in. baking dish with nonstick spray. Halve squash, discard seeds. Place squash cut side down in baking dish. Bake uncoverd at 350F for 50 minutes.
* Meanwhile, prepare stuffing, in a skillet cook turkey, celery & onion til meat no longer pink & vegetables are tender. Drain off fat. Stir in salt curry powder & a dash of cinnamon; cook 1 minute more. Stir in applesauce & bread cubes.
*After removing squash fro oven , turn cut side up in dish. Place stuffing in squash halves. Bke uncovered 20 minutes more. Serves 2.
** Micro wave directions: Place squash cut side down in micro safe dish & micro on hi for 6-1/2 60 8-1/2 minutes ot til tender.
set aside.
In one qt. casserole cook meat & vegetables on hi 2-3 min or til meat no longer tender, stirring twice. Drain. Stir in spices. Cook 30 secs more. Stir in applesauce & bread cubes. Spoon into squash halves. Cook uncovered on hi for 3-4 min. or til hot.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FEYCOLLEEN.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made this recipe several times for guests and always receive rave revues. Everybody wants the recipe and can't believe that it is low-fat. I use the ground turkey and I experiment with different breads. Our favorite so far is pumpernickel. - 1/7/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this with ground chicken breast...it was really good! I'll definitely add this to my favorites! - 10/28/09

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  • I made this recipe today it is great! The wife and I both loved the taste. We will make this again and again. Almost to much to eat!! - 11/27/13

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